The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Wokies Ruin Everything

The U.S. military, for example, can’t win wars and its current strategic priorities are transgender troops, maternity flight suits and attacking Tucker Carlson (not necessarily in that order). Meanwhile . . . “Apparently the concept of ‘take pictures of pretty women in swimsuits’ is now beyond the ability of the converged Sports Illustrated organization.”  

Is Noah Berlatsky a Pedophile?

    “Fascists love to use accusations of pedophilia as a way to invalidate and destroy enemies.” — Noah Berlatsky, Sept. 6, 2019 Look, I’m not making any accusations here, and far be from me, an award-winning journalist, to engage in irresponsible speculation. There is no actually evidence that Noah Berlatsky is a pedophile, as […]

Crazy People Are Dangerous

  Last week, feminist writer Sofia Barrett-Ibarria wrote an article for Vice headlined, “How Serial Killer Aileen Wuornos Became a Cult Hero.” This caused an uproar, and not merely because making heroes of serial killers is a bad idea. The article included this paragraph: “I think part of her appeal to me personally, in this […]

Verizon Sells Tumblr for Undisclosed (But Almost Certainly Rather Small) Price

  Somebody just bought the world’s worst web site: Verizon Communications Inc. agreed to sell the blogging platform Tumblr to Automattic Inc., the latest sign the wireless giant is dismantling its online empire. Terms of the transaction weren’t material, Verizon said, suggesting Tumblr sold for a tiny fraction of the $1.1 billion it fetched in […]

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Predator

  Nice career you had for a while there, Professor Diaz: Author Junot Díaz has withdrawn from a writers’ festival in Australia after fellow writers accused him of past sexual misconduct and misogyny, organizers said Saturday, adding that a moment of reckoning had arrived for the Pulitzer Prize winner. Díaz was confronted Friday in a […]

What Does It Mean to ‘Care’?

  Kayla Chadwick is an alumna of elite private Hebron Academy ($57,200 a year for boarding students), who got her bachelor’s degree from elite private Trinity College ($66,440 a year, including room and board) before getting her master’s degree from elite private Syracuse University ($60,239 a year including room and board). If you guessed her […]

‘The Idea That People Are Going to Debate Their Ideas Is Outrageous’

  Thursday night, there was a near-riot at New York University when self-declared “anti-fascists” disrupted an event with Gavin McInnes hosted by the College Republicans. Although it was not as violent as the riot Wednesday in Berkeley that shut down Milo Yiannopoulos’s speech, the NYU event highlighted just how extreme the Left has become. First, […]

The Problem of ‘Racist Facts’

More than a decade ago, the first time some left-wing scumbag tagged me with the “white supremacist” label, I was both insulted and amused. The obvious question — which no liberal ever seems to ask — is this: “What does ‘white supremacist’ mean?” Historically, this term is associated with those who defended Jim Crow segregation […]

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